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Jan 28, 2010 3:05am EST
his message across? t.j. winick joins us now from washington with more on the speech. good morning, t.j. >> reporter: good evening. before a joint session of congress the president acknowledged some missteps over the past year, but that didn't stop him from pushing an aggressive agenda. >> the president of the united states. >> reporter: delivering his first state of the union address, barack obama didn't sound like a president humbled by historic efforts to fix the economy and health care. >> despite our hardships, our union is strong. we do not give up. we do not quit. we do not allow fear or division to break our spirit. >> reporter: the president spent most of the speech on the economy and jobs, offering help for middle class families -- >> we'll extend our midd class tax cuts. >> reporter: and small businesses. >> i'm also proposing a new small business tax credit. one that will go to over 1 million small businesses who hire new workers or raise wages. >> reporter: while pushing spending frees to help drive down the budget deficit. >> starting in 2011
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Jan 21, 2010 3:05am EST
-camera? they refused to talk. small smiles remains open for business. pierre thomas, abc news, washington. >> here's a health warning for so many of us. researchers now say that people who spend most of their day sitting are more likely to be fat, have a heart attack, or die early. even if they exercise regularly. that's because after four hours of sitting the body changes the way it regulates sugar and fat. >>> and now here's a look at your thursday forecast. california and arizona get slammed with the most powerful storm of the week. more heavy rain, flooding, gusty winds and mountain snow. thunderstorms from mississippi to the carolinas. freezing rain from chicago to virginia. >> 30s in baltimore, boston, and much of the midwest. 40s across the rockies. and 50s for seattle, portland, and sacramento. >>> what were we wearing yesterday? did we have on black and white this. >> i don't thinkdy. >> apparently we didn't know. if you didn't wear black and white yesterday you probably didn't know it was national penguin awareness day. >> i did not get the memo. to mark the event a zoo in new jersey wel
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Jan 20, 2010 3:05am EST
, washington. >>> we have a follow-up now on the so-called jesus gun sry we brought you yesterday. as our brian ross reported, thousands of gun sights made by the military supplier trijicon are inscribed with sigh credit bible references. many of those sights are being used by the u.s. in iraq and afghanistan. the marine corps tells us it is concerned about the matter and it will meet with the company to discuss it. >> when we come back, one man's remarkable change. >> some might even call it a medical miracle. his story straight ahead. >>> this is really a remarkable story. it involves a man who's been physically challenged his entire life. >> bud he's never let that define him. and with the help of a choreographer he's accomplished what many doctors said couldn't be done. >> abc's andrea canning has his story. >> reporter: greg mezgala is used to people watching how he moves. >> like stares and looks and everything else that i've had to deal with since, you know, day one. >> reporter: he's uncontrolled walk the result of cerebral palsy, debilitating brain disorder with no cure. >> your body d
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Jan 18, 2010 3:35am EST
at the haitian embassy in washington over the weekend. an army of volunteers gathering all kinds of donations. clothes, blankets and toys. u.s. charities have taken in more than $150 million for haiti. our quake coverage continues later on "good morning america" with some remarkable stories from the rubble. don't miss "gma" coming up at 7:00. >>> now a lookt your weather on this martin luther king day. drenching rain and heavy mountain snow from california to oregon and washington and from montana down to arizona. coastal rain in the northeast, up to half a foot of snow in northern new england. thick morning fog in the midwest and ohio valley. >> 34 in boston. 46 in new york. 59 in atlanta. 60s in dallas and new orleans. 30s from minneapolis to detroit. 54 in seattle. 45 in boise. 53 in sacramento. >>> director james cameron is back on top of the world after clinching top honors at the golden globes last night. >> just like "titanic" 12 years ago, cameron's sci-fi blockbuster "avatar" won best drama and best director. best picture in a musical or comedy went to "the hangover." animated film.
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Jan 25, 2010 2:20am EST
command over various al qaeda offshoots. rachel martin has more on the recording from washington. >> in his latest message, osama bin laden claims the christmas day bomber as one of his own and takes responsibility for the attack. the bin laden message comes as new details emerge about the attack and how it was handled. according to the associated press abdulmutallab arrived at a local hospital at 2:00 p.m. escorted by detroit police. there he made incriminating statements to a doctor about trying to detonate an explosive. around 3:30 fbi agents began interviewing the suspect in his hospital room where he talked openly about his links to al qaeda operatives in yemen. ten hours after the incident when investigators told him he had the rit to remain silent, he did. >> he was cooperating until he got a lawyer. now, that -- that makes it almost impossible for us to pursue the leads that the christmas bomber might have. that to me is unbelievable. >> reporter: some lawmakers say if bin laden is calling abdulmutallab one of his soldiers the u.s. should treat him like an enemy combatant
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Jan 25, 2010 3:35am EST
by passengers and the united airlines flight from washington, d.c. to las vegas was diverted to denver on saturday. passengers say the man tried to open the door and enter the cockpit before they tackled him. the man has been released for medical evaluation. prosecutors in denver will decide if he will face any charges. >>> the big sports story today, the matchup for super bowl new orleans saints are heading to their first-ever title game after beating the vikings with an overtime field goal. final score of the turnover-plagued game, 31-28. earlier in indianapolis it was peyton manning and the colts beating the jets 30-17. at one point in the first half, tholtsre then they scored the next 24 defense of the jet so again, it is the coltus 7th, in miami. i think we csafelet the hype begin. >> yes, it's going to be a good matchup twooes yerda regardless tcom i thought. very exciting. >> i always look forward to the commercials. the most important part of the super bowl. >>> here's your monday forecast. stormy on the east coast. heavy rain and flooding from the carolinas windy with lighn oi
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Jan 19, 2010 3:05am EST
've been talking to in boston and washington tell me they are embarrassed this race seems as close as it does. remember, ted kennedy held this seat for 46 years. and as we head into voting on tuesday, you get the sense this embarrassment is turning into fear. john berman, abc news, boston. >>> president obama will deliver the state of the union address next wednesday. the 2010 state of the union address to a joint session of congress will happen on january 27th a 9:00 p.m. eastern. the address will be broadcast on national tv and will be streamed live on whitehouse.gov. >>> there is order again in afghanistan's capital after the taliban's bold attack on the city yesterday. at least 12 people were killed in the fighting in ka ball. authorities say a group of taliban rebels, including several suicide bombers, blew themselves up at various locations around the city. the heavily armed militants then engaged in a battle at one of the city's most popular spping malls. >>> back here at home, some vocal support for talk show host conan o'brien. fans from around the country staged support r
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Jan 8, 2010 3:35am EST
2010. >> we will have the latest, "good morning washington" starts right now. >> live, in high-definition. this is "good morning washington" on your side. >> good morning for all of you out there. there may be some slippery spots on the roadway out there. we will begin with your traffic and your whether every 10 minutes. >> we will start with brian, and this is coming down right now. >> the last of this is right overhead outside of the roslyn area. this is over to rocks fell -- rockville and more showers going out to the plains, and the storm chasers is heading out west and he will be giving as reports in a little bit. we have seen reports of a half inch to 1 inch and a half, and this is in line with what we have heard today. we have a light dusting, and it could be slippery in some spots as we go through the day. there are plenty of slack spots out there. -- slick spots out there. we have some wind and some sun trying trying -- some sunshine trying to break through. there are not a lot of big changes coming in during the weekend. there are no active systems on the horizon. it
ABC
Jan 20, 2010 3:05am EST
legislation. jake tapper, abc news, washington. >>> we have a follow-up now on the so-called jesus gun story we brought you yesterday. as our brian ross reported, thousands of gun sights made by the military supplier trijicon are inscribed with sigh credit bible references. many of those sights are being used by the u.s. in iraq and afghanistan. the marine corps tells us it is concerned about the matter and it will meet with the company to discuss it. >> when we come back, one man's remarkable change. >> some might even call it a medical miracle. his story straight ahead. rob, what's up? how's it going? how's it going? guys, this is my cousin rob from michigan. whazzup! he's a teenager. totally. hey, what's up? rob: all right. whoa. hey, you wanna slow down? no. really? huh. hey! do you know what a beautiful animal is? a horse. a horse. yeah. beautiful mane. unbelievable muscle tone. when it runs, it looks like poetry in motion. it's the most beautiful thing on earth. and sometimes when you feed a horse, its lips will tickle your hand. just, just tickle it just a little bit. it makes me gigg
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Jan 19, 2010 3:05am EST
is joining us from washington. good morning, t.j. >> reporter: good morning, vinita and eric. it is ironic the race to fill ted kennedy's vacant senate seat is the one that could end up killing the current version of the health care reform bill which has passed both the house and senate. >> thank you very much. >> reporter: all eyes are on massachusetts where tuesday's special election to fill ted kennedy's vacant senate seat could very well determine the future of health care reform. >> all of you have an opportunity right now to be part of history to make sure that we send a message to washington that business as usual is not how we like to do business, period. >> reporter: republican state senator scott brown fired up supporters on the eve of what would be a miraculous comeback. he's managed to erase a 30-point lead held in the polls by the state's attorney general, martha coakley. >> voters are going to make that decision tomorrow. i know they want someone who gets results. >> reporter: in a state where democrats hold a 3-1 margin. >> every voice matters! >> reporter: so president obam
ABC
Jan 4, 2010 3:35am EST
martin, abc news, washington. >>> and our senior national security correspondent martha raddatz is in yemen this morning. she reports how the country's armed forces are responding to the growing al qaeda threat. >> reporter: we traveled down to the gulf of aden and i watched a review of security forces with the general who commands those forces. he gave a very powerful speech. he said they are going to fight al qaeda. they're going to sacrifice their blood and their souls to fight al qae. they want to take care of this themselves but they do want help and they're getting a lot more help. a lot more trainers are coming in here to train the counterterrorist forces here in yemen. but i don't think you'll see a huge force here. >> the yemeni foreign minister estimates hundreds of al qaeda members are in the country. martha raddatz continues her week of reporting from yemen coming up on "good morning america" and later tonight on "world news with diane sawyer." >>> thfederal aviation administration says it's investigating american airlines. the faa said the carrier had three botched
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Jan 11, 2010 3:35am EST
washington's full attention this morning. in it, dozens of secrets and back-room comments from the 2008 presidential campaign. >> among the revelations, comments by majority leader harry reid about candidate barack obama and those comments were the talk of the sunday talk shows. >> this is a special edition of "meet the press with david gregory." >> let me start with those remarks by harry reid as being reported in this new book "game change" about the 2008 race. senator reid was wowed by obama's oratorical gifts and believed the country was ready to embrace a black presidential candidate, especially one such as obama, "a light-skinned african-american with no negro dialect unless he wanted to have one," as he said privately. reid was convinced, in fact, obama's race would help him more than hurt him in a bid for the democratic nomination. senator reid quickly apologized. he spoke to president obama yesterday, who as i mentioned issued a statement saying the case is closed on this, he accepts the apology. governor kaine, is the case closed? should there be a consequence for the remarks?
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Jan 4, 2010 2:20am EST
washington. >> it is unacceptable that nine years, or eight years, after richard reid used the exact same explosive, that we still don't have a system in place that can detect that kind of explosive. >> it's time to take a fresh, nonpartisan look. not to knock down the department of homeland security or the 9/11 reforms. but frankly to fix and build them up. >> reporter: and that look, again, is at the forefront ever since al qaeda's attack on the ""uss cole"" nearly ten years ago first highlighted how deadly this organization had come to be. linsey, jeremy? >> sonia gallego joining us from london, thanks. >>> we are just learning this morning that at least four u.s. service members have been killed in southern afghanistan. nato says the troops died in roadside bombings over the weekend. these are the first combat-related deaths so far this year. >>> passengers are boarding their flights at the newark, new jersey airport this morning after a security breach grounded planes and stranded travelers for hours. it happened just hours before new tsa regulations go into effect for passengers fly
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Jan 18, 2010 2:20am EST
haven't seen it yet you're the only one. denzel washington's "the book of eli" opened in second place. director peter jackson's adaptation of "the lovely bones" finished in the third spot. >>> conan o'brien could be leaving nbc very soon with at least $30 million in his pocket and the right to move to another network within a few months. >> in the meantime the late-night comedy show mess is providing lots of comedy even for "saturday night live's" fake larry king live. >> now jay, about five years ago nbc came to you and said, jay, you're doing great, the show is number one, we love you, now leave. because we want to replace you with conan o'brien. and you said, fantastic. >> well, i don't know if i said that, larry. see, nbc and i agreed on a new deal, all right? you know what nbc stands for, nothing but catastrophe. ha ha ha! seen this in the paper today, this is so stupid, this is unbelievable -- >> jay, jay, jay no, monologue. i'll have to cut you off. you moved to 10:00 p.m. and that was a colossal failure, is that right? >> come on, larry, i don't know if that's true or not. >>
ABC
Jan 12, 2010 3:05am EST
. >>> here to look at your tuesday forecast, another stormy day in the northwest. rain in washington, oregon and northern california, with a foot of snow around lake tahoe. mountain snow in montana and idaho, but milder for the rest of the rockies. light snow for the appalachians, great lakes and new england. >> frost and freeze warnings in the south. 28 in boston and 30s from new york to atlanta. upper 20s for much of the midwest. 54 in seattle, 43 in boise and 53 in sacramento. chilly aacross much of the country. >> you remember the a-team? who doesn't? on a mission to bring down one bad guy after another. >> 25 years later the tough vietnam vets are at it again. but thisime they've made the jump from tv to the big screen. 20th century fox released its trailer for the new "a-team" movie. >> action-packed the key word here. the movie will hit theaters in june. they could have cost mr. t. he still looks fabulous. >> he looks exactly the same. >> i bet in the movie they end up making something. they got holed up in a barn or something and bust their way up. >> we'll probably review that. medi
ABC
Jan 11, 2010 2:20am EST
. >>> political bombshell. an author's work shakes up washington. revelations about both parties. and white house insight. >>> then, cashing in on bad weather. >> probably on the order of $5 billion. >> the forecasters fighting for your attention. >>> and, pull the plug. >> here's some frightening news. >> why the primetime experiment with jay leno is coming to an end. it's monday, january 11th. >> from abc news, this is "world news now." >> i have to say i liked leno better not in primetime. >> yeah. well, yeah. that's his forte is late night. >> it changed the format of the show. although they're probably not happy, i'm happy. >> that he's back? >> that he could be back. >> i don't think conan's very happy, though. >> no, or maybe fallon, he'll be up a lot later. good morning, you'll hear much more about that story and the controversy surrounding it. i'm vinita nair. >> i'm eric horng. jeremy hubbard is on assignment. >>> we begin with the curtain being yanked back on ugly secrets from the 2008 campaign. the revelations from a provocative new book called "game change." >> they've already led fo
ABC
Jan 22, 2010 3:05am EST
. wjla begins right now. >> good morning washington. >> happy friday. we'll bring you all of the latest school closings and doe lates. we have been talking all week about this wentry mix. >> just rain here in town, right? >> some reports of sleet being reported around the metro area. conditions will vary greatly. very wide ranging conditions right now. taking a loo at the live super doppler. it's light and intermittent. a few areas of pink and green on the screen. slowly drifting out of our region off to the east. where you are seeing the precipitation, rain and a little bit of sleet mixed in. if you get any accumulations or notice sleet or rain. drop me an email at weather .wjla.com. you can see a little bit of pink there. i'm going put this into motion. this is moving slowly. we do have a winter weather advisory in effect including montgomery county, north county, points of the nest some minor accumulation of a little bit of sleet and snow. >> it will be off and on. that winter weather advisory won't be until 6:00 p.m. tobblely the early to mid afternoon. right now, we are howevering
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Jan 13, 2010 3:05am EST
of the newestnes we were able to get our hands on. this coming from "the washington post." and it's a scene like many of the ones that are coming out this morning. and the article talks a lot about, you know, the communication. the communications there have really been crippled. and that is part why we don't have casualty estimates coming out of the region. before this earthquake took place, this magnitude 7 earthquake, they had the least developed telecommunications infrastructure in all of latin america and the caribbean. so in essence it was a bad situation going into this and now to hear that all these wires, telephone poles have been knocked down, a lot of information we're getting are from social networking sites like twitter. >> a lot of images coming in through twitter. on a good day it's tough to get in touch with certain people in certain regions of that country. now after this earthquake, it's downright impossible. i've got the "new york daily news" headline. it reads simply "disaster." an absolutely chilling photograph on the front. this woman's face basically just tells the entire t
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Jan 15, 2010 3:05am EST
christi. heavy rains for parts of washington state, gusty winds, morning fog in southern california. >> warmer than usual for much of the country. 50s from sacramento to seattle. 30s in the nation's midsection. 44 in boston, 51 in boston, 59 nor atlanta. miami hits 76, new orleans, 61. >>> coming up next, the rare good news from haiti. victims pulled from the rubble. >> you're watching abc news continuing coverage of the earthquake in haiti. assistance getting around their homes. there is a medicare benefit that may qualify you for a new power chair or scooter at little to no cost to you. stay tuned for this important medicare benefit information and free scooter guarantee. imagine... one scoor or power chair that could improve your may entitle you to pay little to nothing to own it. one company that can make it all happen ... your power chair will be paid in full. the scooter store. why should you call the scooter store today? because their mobility experts are also medicare experts. and that means the scooter store is your best shot at qualifying for a scooter that costs you littl
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Jan 7, 2010 3:05am EST
opportunity for republicans. john hendren, abc news, washington. >>> and now to the giant curve being thrown to the white house by the governor of california. arnold schwarzenegger, who had been among the few republican leaders to support health care reform, is now blasting it. schwarzenegger is lashing out because he says the plan would hit california with big medicaid costs. he says it gives special treatment to states where lawmakers made back-room deals. >>> the deadly arctic blast that's freezing most of the nation is causing additional problems. clearing the snow is clearing out some cities' budgets. >> reporter: the massive arctic blast is bringing bitter cold and bitter consequences. in indianapolis, frozen hydrants gave firefighters a late start against the flames. relentless snow and frigid temperatures are taking their toll. plows in a never-ending race to keep roads passable. tell me how much you've been working over the past month. >> since december 6th. that's about 32 days. i've had one day off. >> reporter: workers and equipment have reached their breaking point. nearly one-q
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Jan 14, 2010 3:05am EST
, is cutting short her trip to the asian pacific region and returning to washington to oversee the u.s. response. >> "good morning america's" robin roberts has just arrived in port-au-prince. >> she describes the unbelievable conditions and the fear that is still gripping thousands of survivors. >> reporter: still a lot of activity here at the airport at this hour. a number of military aircraft just arriving here, including a group from homestead air force base in florida. their job is to assess the damage on the ground here. we were able to leave the airport a short time ago. what we witnessed, horrific. that's the word. absolutely horrific. everywhere that we turned. in fact, we saw a number of rescue attempts in progress. there was one woman trapped underneath the rubble, her rescuers trying desperately to get to her. and we could hear her voice. she was instructing the rescuers, telling them go right, go left. thankfully, they were able to get her some water, but when we left a short time ago she was still well buried underneath the rubble. and as we attempted to come back here t
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Jan 26, 2010 3:05am EST
with light snow step stretching from michigan to ine and vest washington. up to 1 foot of snow in the northern rockies. washington and oregon. rain and mountain snow in southern california and snow in the sierras. >> 50s in sacramento and seattle. 45 in albuquerque. just 12 in the twin cities. 20 in omaha. 22 in chicago. low 60s in dallas and new orleans. 40s for boston, new york, and baltimore. >>> special tribute to the world champion los angeles lakers from one of the country's biggest basketball fans. >> president obama welcomed kobe bryant and the rest of the team to the white house yesterday. he praised them for their accomplishments on the court and in the community. the president had a special shout-out for coach phil jackson, pointing out he won six of his ten championships with the chicago bulls. >> the lakers then presented the president with an honorary number 1 jersey and a basketball and the most surreal thing about all of this to me is the fact that chloe kardashian was in the white house today. >> she probably didn't even know what it was. i shouldn't say that.
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Jan 7, 2010 3:05am EST
demands for heads to roll. steven portnoy has more from washington. good morning, steven. >> reporter: jeremy and vinita, good morning. later today the white house plans to release a declassified report about the steps the government missed before the attempted attack. ing if forward, abc has learned the government plans a massive redeployment of police officers in the air. president obama is ordering what's being called a surge of federal air marshals. by february 1st, officials hope to redeploy the entire 3,200-member force of air marshals so that every international flight by an american carrier has at least one on board. other law enforcement officials will monitor domestic flights. this action is prompted by fear there could be more terrorists trained like the alleged christmas day bomber. a grand jury in michigan has indicted umar farouk abdulmutallab, charging him with six counts, including attempted use of a weapons of mass destruction, his bomb, and attempted murder of the 289 passengers and crew on board northwest flight 253. prosecutors say the 23-year-old nigerian got thro
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Jan 1, 2010 3:10am EST
't be forced to scramble on new year's weekend. david kerley, abc news, washington. >> and the fight continues as they're negotiating. shortly after midnight i noticed that one of the first commercial breaks time warner already running an ad thanking the supporters, thanking the people, their subscribers, for standing by them and that ty're continuing to look out for them in this fight. >> there have sort of been dueling campaigns from both leading up into this fight. about is fox is saying we want g $1 from each subscriber for time warner each month. time warner is saying, we'll pay a fee but that is excessive. >> for the broadcast channel which used to be free. now that it's carried on cable systems. >>> when we return the >>> hundreds of those of people in new york welcomed the new year and decade with this sight. fireworks over manhattan marked the arrival of 2010. crowds braved wet weather and strict security during the celebration. >> we're still celebrating here. >> yours sounds sick. >> i know it does, it's not a beautiful sound to wake up to. >> there, thank you. th're all over. >> al
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Jan 1, 2010 3:40am EST
and early next week here in washington, he'll convene a meeting with all of the agencies involved. david wright, abc news, washington. >>> international travelers can expect more security because of new rules at airports. the transportation security administration has extended the heightened security measures that include a pat-down of all passengers boarding planes for the u.s. passengers say the precautions have delayed them but the added security protocol is expected to end monday. >>> there are questions about gun control in finland after a deadly shooting rampage left six people dead. a lone gunman killed five people yesterday, four of them at a shopping mall supermarket before killing himself. it is the third such massacre in the scandinavian country in the past two years. last night a memorial service was held for the victims near helsinki. >>> the new year means new laws nationwide, including a ban in arkansas on toy guns that look like the real thing. stores can no longer sell them. in the tobacco-producing state of north carolina, smoking in bars and restaurants is banned as of
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Jan 22, 2010 3:05am EST
to have him here. >> scott brown's first day in washington. >>> and, prayer on a plane. >> this 17-year-old kid was a little naive. >> a morning ritual causes an emergency landing. it's friday, january 22nd. >> from abc news, this is "world news now." >> a misunderstanding in the skies. it doesn't take much because flyers are so nervous after what happened on christmas day. >> you have to choose your words wisely. >> good morning. i'm eric horng in for jeremy hubbard. >> i'm vinita nair. >>> the west coast is dealing with the fourth and most devastating storm this week. >> some areas have seen more than 1 foot of rain since sunday with more forecast today. >> california has been hit hardest and that's where abc's mark mullen is this morning. hi, mark. >> reporter: vinita, eric, this is supposed to be sunny southern california. but instead, we have been pounded by almost a week of torrential rains. on thursday, bad weather caused southwest airlines to cancel hundreds of flights. and the governor's office to declare states of emergency in counties up and down california. in ventura county
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Jan 27, 2010 3:05am EST
raves perfect for its political moment. he stoked and echoed back the anti-washington sentiment that rose to a crescendo in massachusetts last week and propelled republican scott brown's shocking upset victory. >> this is the people's seat! >> reporter: but then there's affable lou. how are things? >> excellent. excellent, how about you? >> reporter: lou dobbs, it turn uz out, is a hard fy not to like. as we found out on a visit to his 300-acre horse farm in rural new jersey. >> you like horses? >> well, no, actually. i don't. >> well, let's go see if they like you. >> reporter: dobbs is spending more time down on his farm these days ever since november when, after months of tension with magement, he abruptly quit cnn, a network he joined when it launched in 1980. >> this will be my last broadcast here on cnn. >> reporter: so now what? well, how about senator lou dobbs. or president lou dobbs? >> a number of people have asked me to -- obviously to think about president, senate. i would be lying if i told you i wasn't enamored at various junctures in my thinking with the idea. >>
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Jan 29, 2010 3:05am EST
. not a problem at all. >> reporter: here in washington, the house commerce committee announced it would hold hearings on the toyota issue next month. jeremy and vinita? >> our thanks to t.j. >>> president obama takes his call for cooperation to baltimore today. his road trip started in florida at a campaign-like ralwhe he repeated his push for politicians to beome bipartisan, especially when it politicians to beome bipartisan, especially when it wo the president will plead his case directly the question is, will it work? here's jonathan karl. >> reporter: the president says he wants to hear republican ideas. >> and the responsibility to govern is nyors just saying no to everything may be good short-term politics. but it's not leadership. >> reporter: we asked republicans to respond. congressman eric cantor says he was happy to hear some republican themes in the president's speech. >> opening new offshore areas for oil and gas development. that means building a new generation of safe, clean, nuclear power plants in this country. >> reporter: one of the big applause lines on your side was fsho
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Jan 5, 2010 3:05am EST
is in washington with a preview. t.j.? >> reporter: good morning, jeremy and linsey. how long the new screening procedures take to be implemented all depends on where these airlines are o in some cases it only took a few hours. in other airports it will likely take a few days. tuesday afternoon, the president will meet with security chiefs at the white house to discuss what led to the attempted bombing of an christmy annges should be mde new security directives from the tsa are already supposedly in effect for all u.s.-bound flights. enhanced skreenling techniques include full body pat-downs, carry-on bag searches full-body scanning and explosive detection technology. >> they did a full-body search, went through metal detectors, and the security seemed to be a tad bit more. >> reporter: not all airports abroad appear to be following the new guidelines which are supposed to be in placf monda these passengers who flew from india to hong kong to san francisco reported progress. >> they went through our carry-on lugga and stripped us again. >> reporter: those passengers who will be singled out, any
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Jan 8, 2010 3:35am EST
th birthday. commemorations are planned in washington, los angeles, and also in memphis. >> with all different sizes and ages of elvises everywhere. >>> finally this half hour, ownership is getting more and more slippery due to downloading, file sharing, youtube and all the rest. >> but what if a picture of you showed up on a giant billboard in times square? and what if you were the president? ron claiborne takes a look. >> reporter: during his trip to china last november, the president toured the great wall wearing a smile and a casual jacket. now that image is featured i big way in times square, courtesy of the jacket's maker, the weatherproof garment company. the slogan, a leader in style. >> we saw some great synergy there between us being a style leader in the apparel business, and president obama, if you will, being a style leader in the oval office. >> reporter: the problem is, no one asked for the president's permission. the white house said it has a longstanding policy disapproving of the use of the president and first family's name and likeness for advertising purposes. man
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Jan 6, 2010 3:05am EST
is in washington with more. good morning, t.j. >> reporter: good morning, jeremy and vinita. the president expects to have a clearer picture of those intelligence failures later this week when those two reviews he ordered are due. the meeting in the white house situation room to discuss what led to the attempted bombing of a tolerance atlantic flight on christmas day, and what can be done in the future, lasted about two hours. according to a white house official, president obama told his national security team, this was a screw-up that could have been disastrous. we dodged a bullet but just barely. it was averted by brave individuals not because the system worked and that is not acceptable. >> we face a challenge of the utmost urgency. as we saw on christmas, al qaeda and its extremist allies will stop at nothing in their efforts to kill americans. >> reporter: in the meeting, homeland security secretary janet napolitano briefed the president on enhanced airline screening measures. homeland security adviser john brennan briefed the president on intelligence failu the bottom line, there was ample w
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